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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Adjusting door

Special tools and workshop equipment required
  • Door alignment tool -3320-
  • Universal joint for 3320 -3320/1-
  • Bit for 3320 -3320/2-
  • Bit for 3320 -3320/3-
  • Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331-
  • Socket -3410
  • Setting gauge -3371-
   
   

Removal wedge -3409-
Removal wedge -3409-

  Note

Adjusting door

Adjusting shut lines
To be able to adjust shut lines correctly, bolts -2-, -3-, -6-and -7- in A-pillar must be loosened.
–  In order to gain access to bolt -3- on driver side, detach fuse box, and lower it → Electrical system; Rep. gr.97.
–  In order to gain access to bolt -3- on front passenger side, remove glove compartment → General body repairs, interior; Rep. gr.68.
–  For loosening bolt -6-, lower A-pillar trim must be removed → General body repairs, interior; Rep. gr.70.
Adjusting for flush fitting
In order to adjust flushness correctly, bolts -5- and -9- must be loosened.
Use door alignment tool -3320- with appropriate bit for this.
  Note
Other measures, such as raising the front door, will prove pointless. Subsequent pressure from above will cause the door to sack again at the front.
Adjusting striker pin → Chapter.
  Note
After renewal of A-pillar the specified torque changes → Chapter „Assembly overview - door“.
Specified torques
Hinges → Chapter „Assembly overview - door“
Removing and installing door
Special tools and workshop equipment required Door alignment tool -3320- Universal joint for 3320 -3320/1 Bit for 3320 -3320/2- Bit for 3320 -3 ...

Adjusting striker pin
Special tools and workshop equipment required         Torque wrench -V.A.G 1331- &nbs ...

Other materials:

Removing and installing auxiliary heater bracket
Removing –  Switch off electrical consumers. –  Switch off auxiliary and supplementary heater and switch off ignition. –  Remove auxiliary heater →  ...

Warning lamp
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings  Display Possible cause Solution Any or all vehicle doors are open or not closed properly. Do not drive on! Open the appropriate vehicle door and th ...

Removing and installing bonnet release lever
Removing     –  Tighten release lever -1- and unlock bonnet. –  Insert a small screwdriver in gap between release lever -1- and retaining clip -2-. –  Lever re ...

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